John Edgar Charles Bazley

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Private John Edgar Charles Bazley
Life dates
04 Aug 1926 - 06 Jul 2016

John worked as a fireman on the footplate of a steam engine. He joined the Somerset Police after the war. John married Vera Chamberlain in 1947.

Unit or location Role Posted from until
Green Ore (Wells) Patrol Patrol member 18 Oct 1941 13 Jul 1944
National ID
WOSC 173/4

Railway worker

2 Mary Road, Wells, Somerset
Other information

The nominal roll records his year of birth as born 1924. He joined Auxiliary Units by being recruited by Sergeant Percy Reed he had never joined the Home Guard originally. He was posted to 10th Battalion Gloucester Home Guard 13th July 1944. He was sent to Bristol to work on the railways. There he joined the regular Home Guard.

On 15 Dec 1945 the Wells Group of Somerset Auxiliers had a stand down meal at the Bekynton Cafe in Wells. The men are listed in their Patrols. John is listed as a former member.



The late John Bazley via Chris Perry

TNA ref WO199/3390 & 1

Wells stand down menu